Adam joined the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI) in July 2011, where he started as CCHI’s Membership Coordinator and later served as Director of Strategic Engagement for 7 years. As CCHI’s Deputy Director, Adam directs and coordinates policy, communications, and organizing activities to advance CCHI’s multi-year strategic plan and organizational goals. Adam cultivates relationships with health care stakeholders, policymakers, and government officials at state and national level to develop and advocate for policy priorities that benefit consumers and center on equity in health care. Adam enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives and taking opportunities to build and amplify the strength of CCHI’s membership coalition.
Adam has worked with a variety of non-profit and volunteer organizations both in the U.S. and abroad to help youth, rural communities and facilitate processes among diverse stakeholders. Before coming to CCHI, Adam worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs to promote access to public health programs and implement health education programs with youth.
Adam earned his M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2009 and his B.A. in International Studies, Anthropology, and Spanish from Pacific University in 2007. Adam grew up in Wyoming, and was happy to return to the Rockies and call Colorado home after completing his graduate studies.